The Day Kurt Died

Han Vance on American music: I was working in a coffeehouse, the original such of the nationally so-called first-wave of indie coffeehouses in Athens, Ga., the day Kurt Cobain died: April 5th, 1994. I was in a bit of a malaise. Waiting around the town for my felt-like-a-very-long-time at the time on, then off for… Continue reading The Day Kurt Died

America’s Finest City (SD)

Han Vance on San Diego: From the porch perched 18 stories atop the center of the central city, you can take the glass wall out and let the bay breeze in, see the Harbor and baseball stadium in the distance. Below though, at night is a sea of lights down 5th avenue, through the Gaslamp… Continue reading America’s Finest City (SD)